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Ending an employment relationship can be fraught with legal risks. Sometimes these risks arise even before the employee has started working for the employer.
Miller Titerle + Company
During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada provided businesses with access to various relief programs, including the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy...
Littler - Canada
In George v. Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., 2020 ONSC 5415, one of the first decisions from Ontario's Superior Court since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the court focused on...
Clark Wilson LLP
On October 16, 2020 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Fraser v Canada.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In cases involving sexual activity between two co-workers, it can be difficult to determine whether a participant is truly consenting or merely acquiescing to the relationship.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A very recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada applies further pressure on employers in the area of "post-termination" incentive compensation.
CCPartners
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released an important decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited,
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court, the court clarified whether an employee was entitled to commission payments after the termination of his employment, but during his "common law" notice period.
Miller Titerle + Company
Hello and welcome back to Miller Titerle's ongoing saga on the legislative changes that could affect you or your business! After a lengthy delay resulting from budget issues, casting disputes ...
Fasken (French)
La rupture d'une relation d'emploi peut comporter des risques juridiques. Dans certains cas, ces risques surviennent avant même que l'employé ...
Gowling WLG
It is not uncommon for trade unions to lobby for pension reform and to support legal claims relating to pension provision.
Miller Titerle + Company
A provincial election has been called in British Columbia for October 24, 2020. Although this year's election falls on a Saturday, many employees may find that their work schedules conflict...
Miller Titerle + Company
Federally-regulated employers take note – the federal government recently announced that the new Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations ("Regulations")
Littler - Canada
On October 9, 2020, in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)—the highest court in the country.
Torkin Manes LLP
In a recent class action proceeding which affected 31,000 CIBC customer service employees across Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that overtime premiums must be paid whenever overtime hours are required.
CCPartners
A labour arbitrator has found that a White employee's use of anti-Black racial slurs gave the employer just cause to terminate employment,
McMillan LLP
It is common for a purchaser of a business to try to limit its liability in connection with the years of service a transferred employee has with the vendor.
Watson Goepel LLP
In August the B.C. government implemented changes to the Workers Compensation Act through Bill 23, which received Royal Assent on August 14, 2020.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Temporary layoff rules continue to change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The law on layoffs is complex, varies between provinces and territories, and is governed ...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On October 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its decision in Fraser v. Canada (Attorney General) ("Fraser").
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